Identity is Lost Peer pressure can lead to loss of individuality.
Extreme peer pressure may lead you to follow what your peers feel right.
Decisions Go Wrong When you do not like a particular idea or when you have no inclination towards a particular field, it is obvious that you won't like to go by it. But it is your peer group, which may compel you on doing something you dislike.
It's obvious that you won't be happy doing what you do. Succumbing to peer pressure in taking important decisions of your life can only land you in sorrow.
Teenage Peer Pressure When talking about the positive and negative effects of peer pressure, you can't escape discussing how peer pressure affects teenagers.
It's because they are the most vulnerable and the most affected.Giving Up Bad Habits If you are fortunate enough to get a good peer group, your peers can influence the shaping of your personality in a positive way.Their perspective of life can lead you to change yours.Peer pressure is the tendency to join the bandwagon; you lose your originality of thought and conduct. If you can pick selectively, peer pressure can push you towards something positive.For example, when a child knows that some of his friends regularly read storybooks or that they have subscribed to a library, even he feels tempted to do so.This makes you reflect on your behavior and know where you stand.Peer pressure can lead you to make right choices in life.One starts feeling he has grown up, he feels he needs to make choices, take important decisions and looking at the plethora of options available, one is confused.It's during these years that one's ideals are formed. He feels independent, free and discovers a new 'himself'.Teenagers experience both positive and negative feelings due to peer pressure.The need to fit in can leave them confused, anxious, impatient, and angry.